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Window to Paris (1993)

Okno v Parizh (original title)
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Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay. Finally, he gets a communal room in the ... See full summary »

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Yuri Mamin

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Vyacheslav Leykin (additional writing), Yuri Mamin | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Agnès Soral ... Nicole
Sergey Dreyden ... Nikolai Tchijov (as Serguéi Dontsov)
Viktor Mikhaylov ... Gorokhov (as Victor Mikhailov)
Nina Usatova ... Véra (as Nina Oussatova)
Kira Kreylis-Petrova ... la belle-mére de Gorokhov (as Kira Kreylis-Pétrova)
Natalya Ipatova Natalya Ipatova ... la fille de Gorokhov
Viktor Gogolev ... Kouzmitch (as Victor Gogolév)
Tamara Timofeeva ... Maria Olégovna (as Tamara Timofééva)
Andrey Urgant ... Goulialév (as Andréi Ourgante)
Jean Rupert Jean Rupert ... M. Prévost
Malka Ribowska Malka Ribowska ... La dame en noir
Bernard Cassus-Soulanis Bernard Cassus-Soulanis ... Le poseur d'alarmes
Vladimir Kaliche Vladimir Kaliche ... Ivanov
Aleksei Zalivalov ... Pétrov (as Alexéi Zalivalov)
Aleksei Kozodayev Aleksei Kozodayev ... Sidorov (as Alexéi Kozodaév)
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Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay. Finally, he gets a communal room in the apartment of Gorokhov (Victor Mikhalkov). The room's previous inhabitant, an old lady, has died a year ago, and yet her cat, Maxi, is still in the locked room, healthy and fat. Soon, Nikolai and his neighbours discover the mystery: there is a window to Paris in the room. That's when the comedy begins - will the Russians be able to cope with the temptation to profit from the discovery? Written by Dragomir R. Radev <radev@cs.columbia.edu>

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Country:

Russia | France

Language:

Russian | French

Release Date:

17 February 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Gross USA:

$255,088
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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this is a very funny movie
9 February 2005 | by Hunky StudSee all my reviews

I thought that i wrote a comment on this movie before, but i can't find it on here. anyway, i am writing it again. I accidentally found this movie from my college's library collections. It was free to watch, so why not.

I am certainly glad that I watched it. I love this movie. I have seen a few Russian movies before, most of them have serious topics. I am surprised that this was one a good comedy. I had a great laugh while watching it. and this is a movie that i want to buy. this thing is so funny. and they are not just silly funny, those plots were very original, and well thought, so they don't seem to be silly at all. I am surprised that this movie didn't attract many viewers. This is a classic that you can watch it over and over.

those actors were also very authentic, their acting are real, not faked. if you haven't watched it, go get a copy soon! definitely recommended.


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